Your engagement is knocking at the door, and you still can’t make it out how you should buy a diamond engagement ring without burning your pocket. Is it true? Hearing the word ‘diamond’, makes us think twice before purchasing. Just because it is quite expensive and most of us can’t afford it.
Yes, we believe, buying a diamond is not a cup of tea for everyone. But today, we will share with you some tips that will encourage you to buy your engagement ring. Do you know why? Because we have some secret ideas for you regarding purchasing your diamond ring within your budget. Want to know what are they?
Let us discuss the 8 ways by which you can simply buy your ring for your diamond.
1. Go for Lab-Created diamonds or New Dawn diamonds:
Don’t confuse these with your diamond simulants or duplicate diamonds. Lab created diamonds or the New Dawn diamonds are definitely grown in the laboratory, but that doesn’t mean they are duplicate. They look 100% identical to the real mined diamonds and possess both physical and chemical properties of a mined diamond. Since these diamonds are lab grown, they are less expensive than the original diamond. Not only this, if you are nature-friendly, then these diamonds can serve this purpose, as they won’t disturb the mother earth. If you have a handful of the budget, then this can be a perfect option for you. But if not, then you can move on to other options.
2. Customize your diamond engagement ring:
Most of you may contradict us in this point of view. But believe us, this can be an unexpected truth regarding diamond. Yes, we believe that customization of a diamond jewelry may increase the price of the jewelry. If you read the line carefully, then probably you have come across the term ‘may’. Hope this has already changed your picture and made it clear to you. The price truly depends on the following factors. Design, metal, diamond and style. You have to be smart enough while choosing this for you. The finer your design will be, the higher will be the price.
3. Choose Gold instead of Platinum:
While buying a diamond ring, your choice of metal does matters. No doubt platinum gives an extravagant look to you ring when paired with the beads of diamond and is known for its high durability. But this special features, boost up the cost of the ring. We will recommend you to choose gold instead of platinum. It may not give that white dazzling appearance, but will surely be a masterpiece with the golden hue. Moreover, there is an option of white gold. If you can’t help going for a white shade, then this can be the best replacement. Don’t have to believe on us. Go and try it. Damn sure you will love it, not just like it.
4. Choose proper diamond shapes:
Choosing the diamond piece is something very important. There are several shapes and styles of diamond and the price of each of them differs according to its cut. So you have to be very careful while plucking the stone from the store. For this you have to know about the different shapes of a diamond initially. Emerald, princess, cushion, and heart shaped diamonds appear larger than other shapes and also obtained at a price less than round brilliant cut diamond of the same carat weight. Check out the details and decide accordingly.
5. Pick up Pave diamonds:
Pave diamonds are tiny minute sized diamonds that are placed close together to give the ring the most dazzling and extravagant appearance. These diamonds are mainly known for its brilliance and fire. Since they are smaller in size, they are less expensive than other diamonds. There are different styles of creating pave diamond ring. Get a detailed analysis of pave diamond rings before purchasing.
6. Prong Setting:
Prongs can also contribute to lowering the cost of your ring. How? The more minimal prong setting over a bezel one can cost less than another way of settings. This secures the diamond just like a tripod above the metal band. Moreover, this will bring out the appearance of the stone rather than highlighting the prongs.
7. Halo setting:
The best way to lower your budget can be halo setting. A single but high carat diamond placed at the center gives an enormous look and encircled by the ring. You may or may not used pave diamonds. It will depend on your budget. But this setting will not cost more, until the diamond you are selecting is of high range.
The concept of family heirloom is not a bad idea. What say? If you get a diamond ring that belongs to your mother or grandmother, then it will have a great value. You may think, diamond loses its value with time. Then how is this possible. By the term ‘value’ we refer to its significance. It will hold the blessings of your guardians and have the feelings of love and care for their children. If you don’t have any option left, and still looking for a diamond ring to gift your love, then it is better to search at your home first, before loitering outside to different stores.
Hope these methods can help you out with purchasing your diamond engagement ring. However, we also have a different option for you. If not diamond, you may try something else. Check out the different other alternatives that you can use as an engagement or wedding ring, in place of a diamond. These will have totally a different perception.